Neena Kay Ingvalson, 66, once of Preston

Neena Kay Ingvalson, 66, died on June 7, 2019, in Richfield, Minn.

She was born on June 17, 1952, in La Crosse, Wis., the daughter of Byron and Carol Olson Ingvalson. She grew up in Preston. She graduated from Preston High School before attending Winona State University. She went to Minneapolis to attend Barber School, and after graduating worked as a barber for 42 years, including 27 years as the owner/operator of The Wild Hair. She loved her job and her people, and they loved her in return.

She battled breast cancer for 16 years, outliving some doctors’ predictions.

 She is survived by her loving husband, Rick Raimo; her son, Nathan; brothers and sisters-in-law, Dean and Susie Ingvalson, Rob and Lisa Ingvalson and Kevin and Andrea Ingvalson; as well as many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her son, Spencer; and her sister, Loretta.

There was a celebration of life on Tuesday evening, June 25, at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church in Burnsville.



i was a classmate of neenas my sympathies to her family she was a lovely person and will be missed